FINALISTS:

  • Soaks Bathrooms
  • The Bathroom Company
  • Versatile Bathrooms + Tiles
  • TileStyle

AND THE WINNER IS…

Soaks Bathrooms, Belfast

Soaks claims to be the largest bathroom showroom on the island and, in fact, nearly half its customers travel from southern Ireland and mainland UK. Creative marketing sets it apart – for example, a recent

campaign to up shower toilet sales saw them installed in local high-end Japanese restaurants with the slogan “We are behind with our behinds – in Japan over 70% of toilets are washlets. Available exclusively at Soaks Bathrooms”. soaksbathrooms.com

FINALISTS:

  • Soaks Bathrooms
  • The Bathroom Company
  • Stone & Chrome
  • BathroomsByDesign

AND THE WINNER IS…

BathroomsByDesign in Brentford

A wholly unique showroom made entirely out of shipping containers, BathroomsByDesign’s Brentford flagship has a wide range of products spread across three floors. It includes an extensive European tile gallery, a clever unfinished ‘behind the wall’ display to show the complexity of an installation and a fully furnished shipping container show home. bathroomsbydesign.com

FINALISTS:

  • Hayley Robson, Day True Interiors
  • Tim Baber, Angel Interiors
  • Julia Janosa, Temza
  • Stephen Dick, Residence Interior Design

AND THE WINNER IS…

Hayley Robson from DayTrue Interiors, London

Project cost: £25,000

Cost does not include installation

Brief: “This is the master en suite for a stylish family with two children. They needed a practical home that still maintained glamour and style. They loved the idea of a large vanity area and plenty of storage.”

FINALISTS:

  • Hayley Robson, Day True
  • Alice Poole, Alice Poole Architects
  • Rhona Bruce, Pol Kefton & Morpeth Bathrooms
  • Pippa Paton, Pippa Paton Design

AND THE WINNER IS…

Hayley Robson from DayTrue Interiors, London

Project cost: £13,000

Cost does not include installation

Brief: “Our clients wanted a bathroom sympathetic to the industrial style of the building – a concrete block overlooking the Union Canal. The feature shower divide is made from blocks imported from Brazil.”

FINALISTS:

  • Alison Teverini, Milward Teverini
  • Joanne Sangster, Ripples Reigate
  • Mirka McNeill Farmer, Mirka McNeill Design
  • Justine Bullock, The Tap End

AND THE WINNER IS…

Alison Teverini from Milward Teverini, London

Project cost: £9,500

Cost includes installation and building work

Brief: “The brief was to upgrade the small guest bathroom of this Victorian terraced family home. They wanted a calm colour palette to create a timeless look with lasting appeal.”

FINALISTS:

  • Flova: GoClickTM
  • Acquabella: Focus Shower Trays Collection
  • Crosswater: UNION
  • Arte Form: STEAM Basin monobloc Duo control
  • MERLYN: Arysto Eight Sliding Door
  • Bushboard: Nuance
  • VitrA: Plural
  • Treesse (Marc Sadler Studio): Summertime
  • Grange Design: Penta PE288 Two-hole Satin Steel Basin Mixer
  • Laufen: SONAR designed by Patricia Urquiola

AND THE WINNER IS…

GoClick™ by Flova

The GoClick mechanism is applied to a variety of Flova products from our thermostatic concealed shower valves to a slide rail kit or hand shower sets. The GoClick technology has been carefully designed and manufactured with the installer in mind and the easy-fit box offers many benefits, including 3/4″ inlets for high flow and a built in spirit level for precise installation as well as shallow installation depth, multiple fixing points for front and rear access and clear pipework identification markers.

The exquisite GoClick mechanism operates the flow of water with one simple click of a button. Our patented design has an all mechanical inside which allows for a stable click and performance, regardless of pressure. Endurance tested to over 800,000 cycles and pressure tested to over 50 Bar, our GoClick products have the flexibility to operate multiple outlets simultaneously, for the ultimate showering experience. Many outlet options and style variants are available. www.flova.co.uk

FINALISTS:

  • City Plumbing
  • York and Young
  • Quality Bathrooms and Kitchens
  • Bayliss Bathrooms

AND THE WINNER IS…

City Plumbing, Andover

The Mystery Shopper says: “Easy to find in the centre of Andover and with good parking outside, The Bathroom Showroom at City Plumbing wins purely for how easy it makes the experience. Good, knowledgeable salespeople that will really spend time with you, coupled with plenty of actual bathroom features and designs to explore. For those looking at this level of the market, this is a great and surprising place to come.”